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Join us for a series of live previews of the IPNE 12th Annual Publishers & Authors Conference

We’ve asked our speakers to preview their presentations, so that you can get a sense of the value you’ll be receiving by attending the Nov. 3-4 online conference. Bookmark this page for an updated schedule of conference session previews; player will feature the next one and our YouTube channel contains the archive.

CLICK HERE to watch the replays (15-20 min each):

  • Oct. 9 – “Finding Your Readers,” with book editor Jennia D’Lima
  • Oct. 7 – Edie Clarke, “Leveraging the Impact of Video”
  • Oct. 2 – Leon Conrad, “The Power of Story Structure”
  • Sept.  27 – Berthiaume & McGowen-Hawkins: “DO NOT WRITE A BOOK! (Until you hear this.)”
  • Sept. 19 – Emily Enger, Mimimalist Marketing
  • Sept. 15 – Stephanie Feger, book marketing innovator with Empower Group.

Are you planning on writing a book, in the process of writing one, or just curious about how to go from a manuscript to finished work? Whether you publish traditionally or on your own, you’ll likely be in charge of things like your own publicity and marketing, or and you’ll need to know about book design, metadata, ISBNs, and book launches.

At the 12th Annual IPNE Publishers & Authors Conference, we’re bringing in speakers who’ve “been there, done that,” speakers who are eager to share their expertise to help you flatten your learning curve.

Sponsors & Supporters: Voice Over Vermont; Phoenix Books; Pierce Press; The Fictional Café; Encircle Publications; Scott Channell, Brilliant Light Publishing; BJ Magnani, Author; Palimpsest Editing; Intern Olivia Doe

S3E18: FOSS Asia Expands Tech Access

Hong Phuc Dang, founder of FOSS Asia speaks to Peeragogy Project member Joe Corneli about their work with Free Libre Open Source Software (FOSS) in Asia, including the calendar software used at Wikimania.

Beyond the Manuscript: Publisher-Author Dialogue

Ongoing series with Emerald Lake Books publisher Tara Alemany, hosted by Pierce Press in collaboration with Independent Publishers of New England (

Peeragogy in Action #15: Collaborative Learning

Let’s discuss collaborative learning projects with education innovators and Peeragogy members Steve Yost of LOCC and Karl Hakkarainen of WISE.

Successful Book Events: A Seasoned Publisher’s Proven Strategies

It’s the season for planning & setting up summer & fall book events and our guest expert, Deidre Randall of Peter E. Randall, Publisher is working with her authors on best practices for event booking success.

Going Viral: A Self-Publisher’s Cinderella Story

Chelsea Banning lamented in a Twitter post that only two of 37 RSVPs had shown up for the Dec. 3 signing for her first novel, “Of Crowns & Legends.” Within hours, Neil Gaiman, Stephen King, Jodie Picoult, Margaret Atwood, and many other A-list authors responded with messages of support.

WORKSHOP: The Future of Publishing with Joanna Penn

In addition to being a multi-bestselling self-published author, Joanna Penn is a leading authority on cutting-edge technologies for book publishing and diverse publishing formats.

IPNECon22 Preview #2: Conference Session Sampler

Learn to make better books and sell more of them at this virtual independent publishing conference on Nov 18-19, 2022 with expert speakers who have “been there, done that.”

IPNECon22 Preview #1 – Marketing, Productivity, Advertising

For more than a decade, IPNE’s Annual Conference has been the region’s leading event for indie publishers and authors who want to take their authoring and publishing businesses to new heights.

Face The Book TV #28: Websites That Sell Books

Authors and independent publishers need a robust, mobile-friendly, professional website. This is episode 4 in our Book Publishing Basics series – and perhaps the most important part of your book marketing plan.